DBF File Viewer

DBF Converter & DBF Viewer - the most popular
DBF editor and viewer for
Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista/Win7!


View dbf file, edit dbf file, and print dbf files!
DBF Converter & DBF File Viewer is a compact but powerful tool for viewing, editing, and printing DBF-format databases. DBF Converter & DBF Viewer uses its own database access tools and does not require external drivers for connection to databases (such as ODBC or BDE) or additional libraries (.OCX, .DLL). The program allows you to add, delete, recall, sort, zap, pack records, view and edit files in DOS or Windows character sets, get detailed database information, export to txt/html/csv/xls/xlsx format, and search in a file.

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Overview

DBF Converter & DBF Viewer is a compact but powerful tool for viewing, editing, and printing DBF-format databases - screen shot.
It supports dBase, Clipper, FoxPro, Visual FoxPro and other DBF file formats. In contrast to many analogues, DBF Converter & DBF Viewer is completely a Windows 9x/NT/2000/XP/Vista program. The user friendly graphic makes working with databases simple and hassle free.
Most important parts of DBF Converter & DBF Viewer code are written in Assembler, therefore the basic operations performs fast and the .exe file is very small (only 410Kb!).
DBF Converter & DBF Viewer uses its own database access tools and does not require external drivers for connection to databases (such as ODBC or BDE) or additional libraries (.OCX, .DLL).
The program allows you to add, delete, recall, sort, zap, pack records, view and edit files in DOS or Windows character sets, get detailed database information,export dbf files to txt/html format, convert csv and xls / xlsx to dbf format, import/export from MS Excel (including MS Excel 2007!), and search in a file. DBF Converter & DBF Viewer comes with Installer/Uninstaller, documentation in HTML format, and sample files.

How to Use

Convert xls to dbf

Import from XLS / XLSX (Excel) to DBF Base

This dialog window imports data from an Excel file. With "Import data into current (opened) database file" option, the DBFView will insert records from xls / xlsx file you selected into current dbf file. In this case the number of fields and field types should be the same as opened dbase file. If "Import data into another DBF file" is checked, the program will create a new dbf file based on selected Excel xls / xlsx file.

 Convert xls / xlsx to dbf

When you export .xls files you should take into consideration some limitations:

     1. Rules of the columns names.


- Columns names should be written down one after another (beginning with the cell A1).
- Empty names of the columns are not supported (columns laying to the left are only imported).
- Columns names longer than 8 symbols are truncated up to 8 symbols.


2. Rules of the columns type definition.

The columns type is defined according to the type of the data entered into the second row, i.e. if the integer value is written in the second row that column will be of the integer type.

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Order DBF Converter & DBF Viewer for Windows

Ordering online is easy and secure. You can select the most suitable payment method: credit card, bank transfer, check, PayPal etc.. Paying a registration fee, you get the right to use the program for life and to get free updates within one year.

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OptionTrialSingle BusinessUnlimited Business
30-day trial periodYes--
Max. number of users/computers
11unlim.
Commercial use-YesYes
View DBF files and database infoYesYesYes
Sort DBF file by clicking on a columnYesYesYes
Copy to the clipboard the selected recordYesYesYes
Edit Mode-YesYes
Search some text in the DBF fileYesYesYes
Printing DBF filesYesYesYes
Export to HTML, .txtYesYesYes
Import from Excel, csv-YesYes
Export to Excel, csv-YesYes
Command Line Support-YesYes
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For general help, feature requests, troubleshooting contact Customer Support at . Make sure to include details on your DBFView version, a link (or relevant code), operating system and a browser.dbd extension

Feedback

   Helen Mitten - Software Manager
We were interested because our users needed something quick and easy to view dbf files and we did not want to use FoxPro. We had another utility that works on Windows 95 and NT but would not work on Windows 98. We tried using Excel but it would only read up to 65,536 records and some of the files they look at are larger than that. I had looked at another dbfviewer but it did not have all the functionality that yours has.

   Mike Koch - System Administrator
I found DBFView after a lengthy search on the net. I was looking for an interface that could provide a view, update, and edit interface for a large database that could reside on an internet drive (like X-Drive), where I and co-workers out of state could access and quickly update our numbers (basically job/data tracking for telecommuters). The company does photo-editing (school, corporate, restorative work) utilizing high-speed internet, waveform compression, and some good computer artists. Maybe 5000 negative scans per year.
Anyway, nobody wanted to install full-blown database programs, sql server or the like, the company is not that big, nor is the data itself considered critical. So for this type of user, your interface provides clean, quick, simple, no syntax required, put the data in and go. Others I looked at tried to do the same but usually forget the "people element", and I don't have time to learn sql syntax and help them complete their programs. (Incidently, I used to have a lot of fun programming DBase II and III, then I saw Access and cried).

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   Mario Secco - Software Manager
We develop application software using any kind of DBF format file. The DBF files generated (FoxPro DBFCDX in windows format) are different from the equivalent FoxPro generated in DOS format: as a result of that the utilities I use to maintain the DBF files (mainly DBU of Clipper) are enable to manage all formats. I should have at least 3 versions of the same utility. For this matter I started a research on the web to find a more rational tool. I've downloaded several DBF managers very good products but they don't solve the compatibility problem. Only DBFView has the main feature I'm searching for : it recognizes the DBF format! And then the graphical interface of DBFView is very user friendly, agreeable to see, and the exe is very small.